Trump feared being hit by dangerous fruit

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Under questioning by attorney Benjamin Dictor, Trump said he wanted to have people “be ready because we were put on alert that they were going to do fruit.”…reports Asian Lite News

Former US President Donald Trump testified under oath that he feared protesters would pelt him with “very dangerous” fruit like pineapples, tomatoes, and bananas, media reported.

“You can get killed with those things,” he said.

The comments were revealed in court documents made public Tuesday which included a transcript of a deposition Trump gave last October as part of an ongoing civil lawsuit in New York, the news agency AFP reported.

According to the report, the case was brought by several activists of Mexican descent who say they were attacked by his security guards outside Trump Tower in Manhattan in 2015.

Under questioning by attorney Benjamin Dictor, Trump said he wanted to have people “be ready because we were put on alert that they were going to do fruit.”

He added that “tomatoes are bad, by the way” but that “some fruit is a lot worse.”

The former president sat for around four and a half hours during the videotaped deposition on October 18, after a New York judge rejected an attempt to quash a subpoena ordering him to testify, it was reported.

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